Millsboro Fourth of July celebration canceled

MILLSBORO – The 14th edition of a youthful Fourth of July tradition in Millsboro will not be held this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The rector and members of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church announced Monday the cancellation of the children’s Celebration and Parade on July 4 due to restrictions and circumstances over the past […]

Millsboro man arrested for terroristic threatening

MILLSBORO — Delaware State Police arrested a 26-year-old Millsboro man Monday on two counts of aggravated menacing after he allegedly threatened his parents with a rifle. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occurred at approximately 3:59 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to a residence located in the 34000 block of […]

Lewes woman charged after domestic dispute

MILLSBORO — Delaware State Police charged a 33-year-old Lewes woman with several felonies after an alleged domestic dispute. Police said troopers were dispatched to the 25000 block of Teal Court in Millsboro on May 29 around 7:25 p.m. for a domestic incident. There, according to authorities, troopers spoke to the victim, the woman’s ex-boyfriend. After […]

Gum retains Millsboro at-large council seat

MILLSBORO — Larry Gum, who has served several terms on Millsboro town council and several years as mayor, retained his council seat, outpolling challenger Denise Blake Saturday for the at-large seat in the town’s 2020 municipal election. In the six-hour election, Mr. Gum garnered 77 votes to top the spirited campaign by Ms. Blake, who […]

Blake, Gum competing for Millsboro Town Council seat

MILLSBORO — Three Millsboro Town Council terms expire this year and one rests in voter hands Saturday – the town’s first contested election since 2015. Challenger Denise Blake and incumbent Larry Gum are the candidates for the at-large council seat in the election, which will be conducted by in-person voting only. Current council members Ron […]

Concerts to ring out around Sussex County

As Delaware reopens from the COVID-19 shutdown, Sussex towns and cities are looking to restart their concerts. The first concert in Georgetown’s summer concert series altered by the pandemic takes the stage Thursday, June 18 on the grounds of the Marvel Carriage Museum. 33 1/3, a popular Delmarva-based band that features classic rock, soft rock […]

Farmers’ market making a return in Millsboro

MILLSBORO — Seeds have been planted for the return of a town-supported farmers’ market in Millsboro. Council members Tim Hodges, Larry Gum, Jim Kells, Ron O’Neal and John Thoroughgood backed the proposed three-month weekend initiative presented by Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt during council’s Monday teleconference meeting. Councilman Bradley Cordrey was unable to take part in […]

Millsboro investigation yields drug arrest

MILLSBORO — A wanted 34-year-old Seaford man was arrested after a drug investigation at Iron Branch Apartments Friday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Sheldon L. White was taken into custody without incident, authorities said. The Millsboro Police Department assisted in the investigation. Police said Mr. White was allegedly found with 1,375 […]

Drive-thru parades set for Saturday at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemeteries

MILLSBORO — Enemy fire did not stop Americans from storming the beaches of Normandy and Iwo Jima, marching over the frozen landscape of the Chosin Reservoir in Korea or the Central Highlands in Vietnam. COVID-19 will not deny the men and women of United States Armed forces who paid the ultimate sacrifice a post-Memorial Day […]

Millsboro’s fireworks canceled for 2020

MILLSBORO — COVID-19 has doused the fuse for 2020 Stars & Stripes IV – the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce’s community celebration/fireworks show scheduled for Saturday, June 27 at Cupola Park. “Unfortunately, due to various public safety concerns, and an uncertain timeline of both the pandemic and government restrictions, it is with very heavy hearts […]

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